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    Algeria's new Ambassador Extraordinary to Congo-Brazzaville formally presented his credentials to President Marien Ngouabi on Thursday (August 19).

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    Algeria's new Ambassador Extraordinary to Congo-Brazzaville formally presented his credentials to President Marien Ngouabi on Thursday (August 19). Ambassador Ahmed Hamid Bensalem spoke of his delight at being posted to Congo-Brazzaville and of the important relationship between the two countries.

    SYNOPSIS: An important ceremonial event in Brazzaville on Thursday, when President Marion Ngouabi presided at an occasion designed to strengthen relations between Congo-Brazzaville and Algeria...

    The co???nsion was the arrival of the new Ambassador Extraordinary from Algeria, Mr. Ahmed Hamid Bensalem, who was visiting the Brazzaville's Palace of Friendship to present his credentials to President Ngouabi.

    In a speech before the presentation, the new Ambassador declared himself delighted with his posting. There were, he said, many deep ideological ties between the two countries. Both Peoples also shared many similar objectives. On the international front, M. Bensalem spoke of the necessity of liberating all Africans, both politically and economically.

    In reply, President Ngouabi spoke in praise of the Algerian struggle to preserve national independence, while at the same loading the fight against imperialism -- a struggle which both countries shared. The Congolese head of state remarked of the high esteem in which he held the Algerian leader, President Houari Boumedienne.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEI3GOQQONUDCZM2KG6JG1UEM8
    Media URN:
    VLVAEI3GOQQONUDCZM2KG6JG1UEM8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
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    N/A

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